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. authorities do not suspect foul play. this follows news that the second in command at scotland yard has stepped down. insists there was no wrongdoing. >> we in the police are research truly accountable. those of us to take on the most difficult jobs clearly have to stand up and be counted when things go wrong. >> the allegations have already led to 10 arrests and have forced to other high-profile resignations, including the head of scotland yard last night. >> we don't know where casey at the is spending her freedom, but we do have an idea where she is not welcome. she walked out of jail sunday night. speculation has been mounting on where she will live after being acquitted on charges of killing her 2-year-old daughter. she has family in ohio, but today an aunt confirmed that she is not going there. >> i am sick to death of it. i don't want to see any money go anywhere that has anything to do with the death of that child. it is like dancing on her grave. >> strange turn of events during a rescue attempt in oregon. authorities pulled a mother and four children from a burning house today
and duchess of cambridge invited by the queen to scotland. apparently, this is the first time kate has been invited to the balmoral estate. the queen spends time there every september. >>> it's going to be a steamy week starting out this monday morning. let's get the latest on the weather today with veronica johnson in the storm center. >> today is going to be one of those days, in fact one of those weeks, coming right through the weekend where you're going to want to stay hydrated. temperatures this morning running in the 70s already. it's 76 degrees at reagan national airport. they've got a light wind out of the south and southwest at 8 miles per hour. let's take a look at the temperatures throughout the area right now. anacostia at 76. college park at 77. camp springs 71. and rockville at 70 degrees currently. your day planner forecast. by noontime, 89 degrees. by 5:00 p.m. temperature 91. so it really is going to be turning quite hot around the area. meanwhile, as you take a look at your four-day forecast, low to mid-90s first part of the week. upper 90s the latter part of the week. we'
. >>> this morning former editor of "news of the world" rebecca brooks is out of jail. meanwhile scotland yard's top cop resigned amid the phone hacking scandal in great britain. the head of the london police department, sir paul stevenson, resigned. he quit under intense pressure after it was revealed that scotland yard hired a former editor as a media consultant. that editor has also been arrested in connection with the scandal. >> i and the people who know me know that my integrity is completely intact. i may wish we'd have done some things differently, but i'll not lose any sleep over my personal integri integrity. >> british lawmakers are preparing to grill rupert and james murdoch. a parliamentary committee will question the duo about the scandal tomorrow. >>> today money will be flowing at the white house in the form of the nation's most prominent billionaires. president obama is hosting warren buffett and bill and melinda gates along with other members of the giving pledge. the giving pledge was founded by buffett and the gates family last year. it encourages america's wealthiest citizens to
in scotland with all the pomp, circumstance and ceremony as britain celebrates another royal newly wed couple. as britain celebrates another royal newly wed couple. today sunday, july 31, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a sunday. i'm lester holt. >> i'm jenna wolfe. we're just 48 hours from the point where the nation is unable to pay all of its bills and risk default but this morning some signs of progress. >> we have details of a possible detail coming out last night when harry reid said the two senates were trying to nail down loose ends and complete an agreement. >> we should stress, there is no deal quite yet. the situation is still quite fragile, but both sides are hoping to end this bittal debt limit showdown before the august 2nd deadline on tuesday. >> the senate delayed its critical vote until 1:00 p.m. today amid growing indications that this compromise could be in the works that would avert a federal default tuesday. we have the story covered from capitol hill to the white house. we begin this morning with nbc's
of the rain storm, a century old poplar trees fell on the grounds of the century-old scotland zion church in potomac. the huge tree missed the little church. >> it didn't hit the building. hit benches we had out front. knocked down electric wires. we still have power in the church. sends a good message. maybe next time it will hit the old building, we can get a new church. >> reporter: montgomery county police officers took matters and a chain saw in hand after a tree fell across busy tuckerman lane in the cabin john area at the height of rush hour. just down the road, power lines and utility lines were sagging and in some cases snapped in two. possibly the result of a surge when the tree fell. small creeks that are barely noticeable most days quickly rose toward their banks with the accumulated rain water. the ground is still very wet in a lot of places so we could see more trees come down overnight. dorine, back to you. >> jackie bensen reporting. >>> there are still thousands of people in our area without power. pepco reports 3 600 customers without electricity. dominion power restored
police commissioner, john yates resigned. this follows the resignation of scotland yard's top official this weekend and the arrest of one of murdoch's closest associates. nbc's stephanie gosk is live in london. stephanie, when you hear about all of these resignations. some in government, some in news corp, it draws the picture of what was apparently a very tight-knit, closed circle between the government and the media in london. does it not? >> reporter: well, yeah, it does, chuck. this story started off about phone hacking and it very quickly has become a story about influence. this has really been an amazing 24 hours here. you have two high-level officials from scotland yard. the chief of police, sir paul stephenson, and his deputy, john yates, resigning. and then on top of that, his organization, his department, arrests a top executive at news corp, a trusted executive, rebekah brooks, who has been a lightning rod in this scandal. now, yates and stephenson have resigned over the connection scotland yard or actually the allegations that they mishandled the investigation into the phon
to scotland yard officers by the news of the world. could that be construed as an illegal foreign payment under the foreign corrupt practices act. >> the way this is unfolding thus far nothing seems like it's beyond the realm of possibility. robert, let me follow up with you on something that michael raised. it's unproouch. it's a single allegation. everybody wants to know whether 9/11 victims were hacked. here's what the spokeswoman for news corp. told "the wall street journal" about the justice department's investigation, we have not seen any evidence to suggest there was any hacking of 9/11 victim phones nor has any corroborated clearly what are very serious allegations. the story arose when an unidentified person speculated to the daily mirror if that happened. that paper printed the anonymous speculation which has mushroomed into the broader media with no saintuation. that's true, but you think about the milly dowler case where the 13-year-old teenager has been murdered and her voice mail is hacked, one wonders if that will be proven. >> that's true. michael is right to say it comes
prevent anyone from hacking into your phone. >> reporter: scotland yard has set up a line to deal with the surge. >>> a man pulled to safety in north baltimore. found a man in a deep ravine. the man's injuries prompted a special operation to rescue him. the fire department says he's going to be okay. >>> new information tonight with the city cop accused of running a drug on the police department's time. wiretap conversations reveal how brazen the operation was. investigates the inner workings of the plot. >> reporter: say couriers would make the 11 hour flight to dull us international, runners would take the drugs to baltimore and that's where the officer comes in. worked with red to get the heroin to street level dealers. >> the couriers made $15,000 per trip. so they made a lot of money off of it. >> reporter: details coded wiretapped conversations. and says you can hear the officer's police radio under some of them. in one detail he tells him, yeah, that's all it's going to be, $200 for me, the rest for you. and the reply, we all eat these get peanuts until we hit the big brake
the alleged involvement. >> scotland yard forces are accused of accepting bribes for information. u.k. authorities continue to investigate the widespread allegations. "harry potter" has worked his magic one final time. the last installment brought in $107 million this weekend. that is just in the united states. -- $170 million this weekend. that is just in the united states. it beat the "dark knight". >> such a nice day today. you may have noticed a little more heat and higher committee. each day, we will add a little bit more to that -- how your humidity. each day we will add a little bit more to that. isolated thunderstorm activity near louisville in kentucky. that is about it. temperature-wise, 91 was the high temperature. and we broke above 90 today. 91 at the airport. '88 is typical. 68 and 74 are the respective lows. one of the days, we hit 100 plus. we will add a few more this week. five or six more at least. 82 at college park. 78 edgewood. westminster, 79. it is around 60 degrees in the green shade. an area of high pressure is work -- reaching out to the atlantic ocean to t
the resignation of the scotland yard chief an assistant police commissioner. former "news of the world" editor rebekah brooks was arrested and released over the weekend. she is now expected to testify about the case could just ahead, cedric entertainer joins us to talk about his new show. >> there is a cold front showing up on the radar in the northeast. showers and storms are moving into pennsylvania, but it will not bring a change and temperatures, just a chance for storms. let's get a live look outdoors. steamy humid 291 at b.w.i. >> and now your insta-weather- plus forecast with ava marie. >> we are going to take into the temperatures outdoors across the state. it is hard to look at these. is only the noon hour. 92 at the harbor, 91, b.w.i. chestertown at 87. ocean city, 87. a sliver of hope towards the west. temperatures are stuck in the 70's in places like oakland. that is the exception rather than of the rule. we have concerns over air quality. stagnant, high pollution levels, at least for a sensitive groups. code orange right now. if you have asthma or respiratory problems, limit your
royal watchers from as far away as scotland. >> we watched the royal wedding and then we started planning to be here when we heard there were coming to l.a. >> they wrapped up their nine- day canadian tour with the calgary stampede where they mangled with the ip's right up until their flight to the united states -- where they mingled with vip's. they will stay at the british consul general mentioned in historic hancock park. tomorrow, prince william plays and a charity polo match in santa barbara and then they will help promote the british film industry at a black-tie event for the british academy of film and television arts. that event will feature up-and- coming british talent, and we are told a lot of hollywood royalty is on the invitation list, including nicole kidman and tom hanks. they will visit an art center for disadvantaged youth in los angeles before heading home sunday afternoon. >> now, your insta-weather forecast with chief meteorologist tom tasselmyer. >> heavy showers and storms slowly making their way across the state, but just about ready to move out of here. st
. not just rupert murdoch's companies. police are also tracking allegations of bribery at scotland yard. >>> mere we duo. the -- here we go.
practices. police investigations are also under way. into hacking and bribery within the force. scotland yard is defending its officers. >> let me reassure you. corruption is in no way endemic, within the police service or within the metropolitan police. >> reporter: the acting commissioner says he regrets police officers allowed senior executives at news international to wine and dine them. he says an ethical adviser is now instructing the force, as scotland yard work toss repair its reputation. in london, tina kraus, wjz eyewitness news. >> once the public hearings began in september, britain's prime minister has given the panel 12 months to produce its first report. >> the hotel maid who accused a high-profile international banker of sexual assault is speaking out for the first time. gigi barnett has more on what she is saying. >> reporter: 32-year-old diallo thanked her supporters. diallo says the former head of the international monetary fund, said dominique strauss- kahn sexually assaulted her in an upscale new york hotel as a maid. she said her family has been through a lot in the
are also under way to hacking and bribery within the force. scotland yard is reenforcing its officers. >> let me assure you, corruption is no way endemic within the police department. >> he regrets senior officers allowed senior executives to wine and dine them. he says an ethical adviser is now instructing the force as scotland yard is working to reenforce its reputation. >> once the public hearings begin in september, britain is giving the panel 12 months to produce its first report. >>> police in norway have called off the search for victims in last week's deadly shooting rampage. meghan mccorkell is in the newsroom with more information. >> reporter: police say they're done combing the island. but forensic experts are searching a nearby lake for victims who may have drowned. police arrested 32-year-old anders brevic on the island. he admitted to shooting 68 people there, and killing 8 others in a bombing in oslo. >> i can now confirm that the search has ended. and he has been handed over to the local protective guards. >> reporter: brevic is now being held in solitary confinement
is suspicious. meanwhile, a second high- profile resignation at scotland yard in connection with the scandal. amy kellogg has the latest from loopop. >> reporter: first, scotland yard's top officer sir paul stevenson tenders his relationship. one day later, john yates does the same. both men saying continueing on the job with intense media attention would be a distraction to the work at hand. they defended themselves on their way out. >> i have acted with complete integrity. i am a people -- and the people who know me, know that my intension rity is completely in tact. >> reporter: the london mayor said the resignations are necessary. >> both cases we have to recognize that the next source of questions of the relationships between the mets and the news of the world was likely to be distracting for both officers in the run up to the olympic games. >> reporter: allegations against the news of the world which recently shut its doors, include hacking into voice mails and private information of a range of people from prime ministers to celebrities and royal staff members. prime minister david cam
is originally from scotland. >> and there's even a railroad, a harry potter railroad in scotland, now, where you can do a tour on the train, so it's cool. >> reporter: this is the 8th and final film in the harry potter franchise. >> well it's the end of my childhood. that's how i think about it. >> i started reading the book when i was in 2nd grade so this is really like my whole childhood coming to an end. >> reporter: the box office take is simply staggering. $476 million in ticket sales over the weekend around the world. >> it's very adventurous and exciting and, like, i think that it's so cool how they can actually do all the magic. >> reporter: box office magic for the ages. ron max, wjz, "eyewitness news." >>> harry potter:death lee hallows part ii took in more than $40 million in special mid night screenings. it made more than $92 million on friday alone, the biggest single-day take in movie history. >> i'm glad to know i contributed to that with my family. >> the vigils will be really nice with the production effect, huh. >> absolutely. it's a great movie though, and baltimore has got it
. >> reporter: police investigations are also under way into hacking and bribery within the force. scotland yard is defending its officers. >> reporter: let me reassure you. corruption is in no way endemic, within the police service, or within the metropolitan police. >> reporter: the acting commissioner says he regrets police officers is allowed senior executives at news international to wine and dine them. he says an ethical adviser is now instructing the force, as scotland yard works to repair its reputation. >> reporter: in london, tina kraus, wjz eyewitness news. >> reporter: once the public hearings begin in september, britain's prime minister has given the panel 12 months to produce its first report. >> reporter: the woman who accused dominique strauss-kahn of sexual assault makes her first public appearance. the 32-year-old said a lot of what is being said about her is not true. prosecutors have questioned her credibility, after she claims strauss-kahn attacked her. now issue the woman thanked the supporters during an emotional speech, where she focused on how she was affected by the all
the paper's former chief was arrested and the head of scotland yard resigned. rupert murdoch, gets set to face parliament. marion rathje tee has more. >> reporter: rebecca brooks resigns her post as head of news corp.'s publishing empire in the uk and is arrested in connection with the phone tapping scandal. she was taken into custody on sunday and has since been released. she once edited the now defunct tabloid. >> murdoch has now lost his most loyal lieutenant. >> reporter: she is the 10th person arrested by police since she opened the investigation in january. all have been released without charges, the head of scotland yard also toppled sunday, stepping down and taking responsibility for his clothes ties to the newspaper. >> i've taken this decision as a consequence of the ongoing speculation and accusations related to the mat links at a senior level. >> reporter: reporters are accused of illegally tapping into phones of murder victims and others. it has derailed an attempt to buy a company -- >> the british public is engaged and i think w
meantry session. >> yesterday, scotland yard's number two was forced to design this less than 20 hours after the commissioner himself stepped down. both claim their integrity is intact but staying on would be a distraction amidst intense media coverage of the role police media mail have played here and for hiring a news of the world editor now under arrest at a pr consultant. rebecca brooks who resigned as head of rupert murdoch's newspaper on sunday after she voluntarily went in for questioning. >> the position of rebecca brooks can be simply stated she is not guilty of any criminal offence. the position of the metropolitan police is less easy to understand. >>> government remains politically tainted as well the prime minister david cameron on official business in africa again under pressure to explain why he hired former news of the world editor andy cole son as chief of communications he stepped down in january and arrested last week. >> no one has argued that the work he did in government in any way was inappropriate or bad. he worked well in government, he then left government. >>
, including scotland yard's number two, assistant commissioner john yates. >> we in the police service are truly accountable. those of us who take on the most difficult jobs clearly have to stand up and be counted when things go wrong. >> reporter: that was on the heels of his boss's resignation last night. commissioner paul stevenson, the head of scotland yard. and there have also now been at least ten arrests. the latest, rebekah brooks, the former chief executive of murdoch's british media holdings. she showed up in a prearranged appointment with police on sunday, and was subsequently held and questioned for nine hours before being released on bail. all of this is putting increasing pressure on the murdoch family. are you put murdoch, his son james and rebekah brooks are expected to appear before a government committee tomorrow to answer questions about the scandal. kurt gregory, nbc news. >> and there is another late development in this story. "the guardian" newspaper reports that london is examining a computer found in a bag throne into a trash can in an underground parking garage
reportedly invited the duke and duchess of cambridge on a family vacation in balmoral scotland. the queen is looking forward to spending quality time with kate to get to know her better. it's the first time kate has been invited to the balmoral estate. the queen and duke of edd edinborough usually spend time there in september. >>> the u.s. women's soccer team with a heartbreaking loss to japan. in the shootout, a near miss by the u.s. and clutch scoring by japan sealed the american women's fate as japan won the shootout 4-2 to win the world cup. after the game, star forward abby wambach tipped her cap to japan, but she was understandably frustrated at the outcome. >> obviously, it's not what we wanted. we wanted a gold medal. we wanted to bring the cup home. seems like the japanese team had nerves of steel. their keeper makes a couple good saves on our penalties, and that's the difference. >> meanwhile, japan is celebrating its first ever women's world cup title. the victory is seen as an emotional boost for japan, which is still dealing with the damage and devastation from that earthqua
. >> reporter: london's top cop resigned under intense pressure after emerged scotland yard hired a former news of the word editor as a media consultant in 2009. the former editor, neil wallace, was arrested for his connections with the phone hacking scandal last week. in stepping down stephenson denies any wrongdoing. >> i have had suggestions we must have suspected the alleged involvement of mr. wallace in phone hacking. let me say unequivocally it is our -- did not and have no reason to do so. >> reporter: stephenson says he quit because he's become a distraction for scotland yard which has been criticized for the handling of the phone hacking investigation. among the accusations their failure to notify victims including actor hugh grant who is now suing the department. rebecca brooks, former head of murdoch's british newspaper arm, was the latest person to be arrested. her spokesman says she was asked to come in for questioning on sunday but did not know she would be arrested. brooks resigned from her executive position friday and same day hinton, her predecessor, editor of "the wall street
man convict in the bombing flight over scotland in 2009. a scottish doctor said he had months to live after being diagnosed with prostate canser. >>> bad weather may be to blame for the a deadly military plane crash in southern morocco. 78 people were killed and 3 others injured. the plane belonged to the royal armed forces. the c130 went down in the mountainous region trying to land. >>> heavy rains triggered landslides in south cree' capital and in a town north of there. 17 people were killed and 3 people are missing. fast moving muddy waters filled the streets and they captured the rescue. a group of people had to scramble on the roof tops of the paringly submerged cars to he is -- partially submerged cars to escape the water. >>> look at this. nearly 2 feet of snow bringing traffic and schools and businesses and everything to a halt in south africa from goas hans burg and parts of south africa receive a dusting once maybe twice a year usually. >>> incredible video to share this morning. this is out of california. >> what happened here and how long it takes firefighters to tackle s
officers for information. scotland yard is already investigating allegations that they hacked into the voicemails of murder victims, families of fallen soldiers, celebrities, and politicians. >>> groupon is now getting more personal. they announced they'll collect more information about its users. it sent e-mails about the privacy policy change to its 83 million users this weekend. groupon will share collected information with other businesses in an effort to bring you more relevant deals, it says. it named the travel website expedia as one business partner that allows it to offer users more categories for coupons. some analysts say the privacy policy change is one step in groupon becoming a public company. >>> if you've walked around outdoors in the middle of the day in the washington area, you know it's been a hot summer. now the area's oppressive heat and stifling humidity have earned the nation's capital a dubious honor. the weather channel has ranked washington, d.c., the sixth hottest city in the country. and we've been ranked the hottest city in the northeast. we found
're doing in scotland. they had a good time. of course, the real work would be by the ones who would wash the uniforms. >> that had to be a charity event. >> you would have to think so. >> either that or guinness made a strong batch the week before! >> well, yeah, before the new taxes. that was the end result of people stocking up before the tax. >> there's a nice grassy field behind them. >>> take a look at the day part. it's sunny and another gorgeous morning. it's a little bit warmer and more humid. i would say very warm. on the way to 89 degrees. 85 this evening low 90s and summer like feeling. it's sweaty like and we'll have the details coming up here shortly. >>> you're in an iconic vehicle, i've been told by the underpaid producer. >> reporter: that's correct. the story behind this car, owned by a couple in dundalk, it's unbelievable. it's from a big hit comedy movie. we'll tell you the story and give you a preview of the great dundalk heritage fair. four days of celebrating the 4th of july. wait until you hear about the entertainment, that's when the eyewitness news morning editio
to fall that side of the atlantic tonight where the head of the famed scotland yard has been forced to resign. >> reporter: british police want rebecca brooks to tell them what she knows about the phone hacking scandal surrounding the murdock empire. the former chief executive of news international was arrested when she went to the police station for a planned appointment scheduled to appear before parliament on tuesday. some questioned the timing of the arrest. >> i really do feel that it will inhibits the hearing. >> reporter: another unexpected twist came hours after her arrest. the london chief of police resigned over questions on how the department has investigated the case and his links to a key figure in the scandal. a former news of the world executive editor. >> i and the people who know me know that my integrity is completely in tact. >> reporter: the scandal surrounding murdock's media empire includes police bribes and hacking voice mails of celebrities, politicians and murder victims. here in the united states the fbi has opened an inquiry on weather journalists working
and his son were summoned to appear next week before a panel. thursday, scotland yard said it made the 7th arrest in the scandal. murdoch shuttered the tabloid and abandoned the bid for the networks in an attempt to halt the crisis. >>> just a short time ago, news corp. said they would run advertisements apologizing for what happened there. >>> five meetings and five days and little agreement on a debt ceiling. the president has talked to the counter parts about what's been discussed and how to perceive from here. >> significant details and proposals have been discussed >> reporter: this is not easy. what we're trying to do is solve a problem that's diluted washington for decades. >> reporter: later on this morning, the president will hold another news conference to discuss progress and the lack there of. we'll bring it to you live at 11:00. >>> the government shut down in minnesota is days away from ending. the governor has agreed to turn the lights back on and bring 22,000 back to work and restore some government services in the state of minnesota. back here, scores on tests plummeted. n
. >>> good morning. new kashltities in the british hacking scandal this morning.head of scotland yard steps down. and rupert murdock's top british newspaper boss is arrested as murdock himself apologizeses for the scandal that continues to spread. we'll go live to london. >>> it's summer but this is ridiculous. a brutal heat wave grips the midwest as 17 states face heat warnings and advisories now it's heading east as millions prepare for the summer scorcher to last for the next few days. >>> and casey anthony may be out of jail but perhaps not out of trouble. we'll talk to one her attorneys this morning about what's next for the troubled accused killer and when she may resurface publicly early this monday morning, july 18th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "the early show" here on a monday morning. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off. and did you watch the game yesterday? wow. a big bummer for u.s. somer fans. the u.s. women's team was expected to win the world cup on sunday, had a lot of chances. but lost to japan on pe
at nationals park. >>> new this morning, scotland yard makes another arrest in that phone hacking scandal. meanwhile, some members of congress are now calling for a u.s. investigation into the scandal, involving rupert murdoch's news corporation in britain. the move comes after journalists from the new defunct tabloid paper "news of the world" reportedly contacted a new york city policeman to try to get private phone records of british citizens who died in the world trade center during the 9/11 attacks. former british prime minister gordon brown says other newspapers owned by murdoch took part in the phone hacking scandal. >>> the girlfriend of one of the country's most notorious mobsters says she knew nothing about his violent past. catherine greig is behind bars accused of harboring a fugitive. her lawyer made the argument during a bail hearing. fbi agents arrested her along with james "whitey" bulger near los angeles. prosecutors say bulger used to head boston's notorious winter hill gang and committed the murders to eliminate rivals or potential witnesses. greig left with him in 1995.
at other journalists. scotland yard is investigating new claims. >>> more trouble for john edwards stemming from his last presidential campaign. he has been ordered to pay back millions in federal funds. federal election commission says edwards received more than $2 million in matching fund for his 2008 campaign that he wasn't entitled to. federal auditors say the campaign understated its cash and overstated its expenses. edwards' attorney says the democratic campaign doesn't owe anything. >>> as we deal with this extreme heat, one huge rule of thumb, drink plenty of water. but up next, there are some dos and don'ts you should be aware of. a doctor we are all familiar with will share some tips. >>> lots more heat in the forecast. i'll have the details on that for you. and lauren demarco is in with a look at your morning traffic. 3q yes! stain gone. in the first wash. stain, stain's gone. in the first. first wash. with resolve laundry stain remover you get four times more power. so it's guaranteed to remove tough stains in the first wash. this one's clean. the first time round. in the battle
as scotland. >> we adore them and we just happened to be hire at tere at t time. >> we watched the wedding and we heard they were coming to l.a. >> reporter: southern california is the couple's only stop during their three day u.s. visit. though elton john and david and victor i can't remember beckham have homes here, they'll stay at the british council general's mansion in hancock park where they were welcomed friday night by top state and city leaders. next on the agenda, prince william plays in a clarity polo match in santa barbara, then they'll help promote the british film industry at a black tie event for the british academy of film and television arts. jina kim, nbc news, beverly hills. >>> coming up on 16 after the hour. a little polo, hollywood time. i would imagine there will be a lot of celeb brrity visiting. >> and do you let him win? some people say yes. i say you'll be wren written down in the record books if you beat him. anyway, we have plenty of sunshine coming our way. we'll talk about all the detail -dad, why are you getting that? -that's my cereal. is there a prize in t
to the united states and brought out watchers from as far as way to go away and scotland. >> we adore them. >> we've watched the royal wedding and start planning to see when they were coming to l.a. >> it is their only stock during their three-day u.s. visit -- though their friends and elton john and david and victoria back, have homes there they will stay at the consul general's mansion in historic hancock -- hancock park. next on the agenda, prince william plays and a charity polo match in santa barbara and then they will help promote the british film industry at a black-tie event for the british academy of film and television arts. >> that the event will feature up-and-coming british talents and the invite list, we are told, is filled with hollywood will take, including nicole kidman and tom hanks. the couple will also visit an arts center for disadvantaged youth in downtown l.a. before heading home sunday afternoon. >> it is the news the kids don't want to hear but it seems retailers are ready for back-to- school. we will tell you all about. >> also, facebook teamed up with skype for a
british teen nine years ago. now scotland yard is investigating whether the tabloid's operatives also hacked into the phones of victims of london's terror attacks in 2005. as london's metropolitan police department says it is looking into evidence the tabloid paid police officers for information. >> that is and people need to know this a major police investigation underway. it is one of the biggest police investigations currently underway in our country and i hope members listen to this. it does not involve police officers who are involved in the original investigation. that so clearly didn't get to the truth. >> news of the world is owned by news corp., the parent company of fox 5. >>> president obama warned today of a second recession or something worse if congress does not raise the debt ceiling soon. leaders from both parties will meet with the president in the white house tomorrow to try to hammer out a deal to cut the deficit and raise the debt limit. democrats want to get rid of tax loopholes for the wealthy, but republicans are resistant. >> we should all be able to leave mill
sunday in connection with scotland yards' investigation into the allegations of hacking and bribery. federal authorities have made arrests in at least three states in connection with the investigation of a computer hacking group that calls itself anonymous. among those arrests is a contract ploy of at&t who's accused of using his access to acquire information and post it online in file sharing sites. >>> now to the hot weather, it's stirred up some storms across the region. doug's in the weather center with a look at what neighbors are getting hit and at this extreme heat that's only going to get worse. >> it's going to get a lot worse out is there, jim. we have high temperatures that reach 97 degrees in the district so far. 94 with a heat index of 100. some areas are getting relief. most of those in maryland, now even parts of virginia starting to see some relief in the form of a thunderstorm warning. this is for washington county into maryland. frederick county into maryland as well as jefferson county, west virginia as well as louden county, northwestern portions of louden county
session of parliament about the phone hacking scandal. the head of scotland yard and his deputy have resigned. even prime minister david cameron is under fire. he's a friend and neighbor of former murdock executive rebecca brooks who resigned and is under criminal investigation. >> at the moment, if he's unable to provide the leadership the country needs -- >> and in another twist, police found one of the first whistle-blowers in the case, sean horr, dead at his home. his death is not considered suspicious. while some have called for murdock himself to step down, he is said to have the support of news corp.'s board members. >> today, there will be even more eyes watching the metropolitan branch trail. one group is springing into action after a series of crimes along that eight-mile path between union station and silver spring. 9news now reporter surae chinn is live in northeast with more on the story. good morning, surae. >> good morning to you, mike. so, imagine this, you're on the trail, you're doing your thing. you're walking, jogging or riding your bike to work and the next thin
in scotland they are bate known for their athletic accomplishments, she is an equestrian expected to compete 2012 olympiche is a star as well. >>> up next, speaking with host filling in for chris wallace. >> plus tucker barnes back with a look at today's weather and a workweek preview find out if we get any break there. fox 5 morning news will be right back  [ female announcer ] every box of general mills big g cereals can help your kids' school get extra stuff. ♪ like musical instruments. ♪ and new art supplies. ♪ because they're the only cereals with box tops for education. last year, schools earned over ten million dollars from big g cereals. you can raise money for your kids' school. look for this logo... only on big g cereals. you can make a difference. every cereal box counts. >>> back to our top stories and the debt debate what exactly are the costs to you and me if the deal doesn't get done on time. james rosen shows us how president obama made the connection between the debt crisis and debt to many. >> a lower credit rating would result in a tax increase o
of taking bribes. the head of scotland yard resigned without warning today. police were under attack for having hired a form news of the world deputy editor as a consultant, the editor arrested friday. the metropolitan police commissioner said he had nothing to hide. and felt the media attention was a to himself and colleagues and with demands on police, he felt he had to step aside. >> i carry the ultimate responsibility for the position we find ourselves in. with hindsight, i wish we had judged the matters involved in this affair differently. i didn't, and that's that. >> reporter: rebecca brooks was arrested in connection with conspiracy to intercept communications and corruption stemming from the allegations of bribing police for information. brooks has always claimed she didn't know about the alleged phone hacking that went on under her watch as editor of the news of world several years back. in london, april kellogg, fox news. >>> former egyptian president is reportedly in a coma. that is the word tonight from a lawyer for the 83-year-old. a medical official at the hospital whe
into kate or her ma jeesty majesty, she spends this time in scotland. >>> she was having a pregnancy which is not unusual. she showed the signs of pregnancy, but is not expecting a cub. no baby giant pandas, but there are four new red pandas born in june. two were born at the zoo, two more at a national zoo facility in front royal, virginia. so at least we have some new additions. >> we have some pandas. they are just red pandas. they are all cute. >> yeah, that's okay. >> all right, the weekend is finally here, but the question is, will this crazy heat keep you from enjoying your days off? >> it will me. we'll find a way. >> air-conditioning. positive thinking. gary is tracking the temperatures and the storms. your full forecast is coming up next.  [ child's voice ] ooh, that looks good. [ child's voice ] can i have some? [ child's voice ] you guys should rock, paper, scissors for it. ok. [ chuckles ] best of three? sure. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. [ scoffs ] one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. i
to police both deplorable and unacceptable and vowed they will cooperate with the investigation. scotland yard has a list of 4,000 potential victims of phone hacking. there are fresh allegations that family members of the war dead may have been among the targets. james more dock said "news of the world" is in the business of holding others to account, but it failed when it came to itself. in london, amy kellogg, fox fox news. >> "news of the world" is owned by the parent company news corp. >>> we still have plenty ahead on fox 5. with the debt ceiling deadline fast approaching, this will be a working weekend for congress. we're going to head to capitol hill for the latest straight ahead of the break. -- after the break. [ female announcer ] welcome to busch gardens williamsburg, where d.c. goes to get away. maybe it's because washington d.c. loves the legendary coasters. or that your entire family will have fun, even the little ones. it could be that water country usa has more of the waves, slides and rides everyone wants. so plan your getaway and come play. you never know who you'll run
of scotland yard. sunday, police commissioner paul steve p son stepped down. both are under fire over links to a former news of the world executive employed by police as a media consult ontario. the news corp. board standing behind its liter refuting reports that rupert murdoch will be replaced. >>> another disturbing development in the case actually photo journalist credited with helping to break the scandal was up for at his home yesterday. however, police a sean hoare's death is not considered suspicious. he once told the new york sometimes while working for news of the world that phone hacks was widely used and even encouraged. >>> a identify profile hacking report is to blame for false reports that rupert murdoch was found dead. they were able to hack into the sun's web site and redirect readers to the hoax. >>> again, today's questioning about the phone hacking scandal is set to start later this morning. we'll bring you live coverage beginning at 9:30. >>> the senate continuing to work on a back-up plan for the debt ceiling. >>> a look at the morning's other top stories. d.c. police
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is off tonight. there have been rapid-fire resignations of two officers at scotland yard. plus, the original "news of the world" whistle blower has been found dead. and this comes as media mogul rupert murdoch is expected to answer questions about the telephone hacking scandal from british lawmakers tomorrow. kurt gregory has the latest details on this developing story.
isn't considered suspicious. the news comes after four high profile resignations, including scotland yard's number one and number two resigned. >>> house republicans are trying to push what they call cut cap and balance to the floor today. it would require a balanced budget amendment to the constitution. president obama has warned he would veto it if it made it to his desk. but republicans have vowed to take the vote anyway saying, even if it is vetoed, it will at least lead to more compromise. there are several other compromises being floated, including one by senator mitch mcconnell, that would give the president authority to raise the debt ceiling. >>> this morning mayor vincent gray's office is facing allegations it accepted cash donations above the city's legal limit and recorded donations by people who say they didn't contribute to his mayoral bid. that's according to "the washington post." the newspaper says it found several instances of cash donations that exceeded the city's $25 limit. and gray campaign workers then improperly exchanged that cash for money orders which have
be looking into allegations that the tabloid routinely paid police officers for information. scotland yard is already investigating allegations that journalists at the paper hacked into the voicemails of murder victims, families of fallen soldiers, celebrities, and politicians. 6:27 is the time right now. debt ceiling talks at a stand still. we'll tell you the main sticking points congressional leaders can't seem to agree on. these sweet honey clustery things have fiber? fiber one. almost tastes like one of jack's cereals. uh, forgot jack's cereal. [ jack ] what's for breakfast? uh, try the number one! i've never heard of that. [ wife ] it's great. it's a sweet honey cereal, you'll love it. yeah, this is pretty good. are you guys alright? yeah. [ male announcer ] half a days worth of fiber. not that anyone has to know. fiber beyond recognition. fiber one. woman: saving for our child's college fund was getting man: yes it was. so to save some money, we taught our 5 year old how to dunk. woman: scholarship! woman: honey go get him. anncr: there's an easier way to save. get online. go to gei
of the world" employees. scotland yard says release of evidence could jeopardize their investigation. "news of the world" shut down amidst the allegation they hacked into the phones of celebrities, crime victims and even the prime minister. stephanie gosk has the story from london. >> reporter: the tabloid "news of the world" is finished, but the allegations keep coming in. today british media says former prime minister gordon brown is accusing the "sunday times," another murdoch paper of illegally pursuing private medical and financial information about him and his family. there are also reports that a member of the royal protection guard responsible for the royal family security sold a list of phone numbers to the "news of the world." >> these things we're hearing are absolutely appalling. and what people need to know is that i'm determined we will get to the bottom of this. >> reporter: there are already signs that the expanding crisis is affecting news course business. today the prime minister nick clay called on rupert murdoch to back down on his deal to merge with a british tv network
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